The Douglas Archives

A collection of historical and genalogical records

Featured Groups

All Groups (19)

  • For those who served.

    10 members Latest Activity: Sep 23, 2023

    This group is dedicated to those Douglas's and our honored Septs who have served or are serving their country. 

    We particularly…

  • Drysdale - a Douglas sept

    18 members Latest Activity: 23 hours ago

    Drysdale is considered a sept of…

  • Descendants de la famille des Douglas en france

    4 members Latest Activity: Feb 22, 2023

    La famille Douglas a été dans de nombreux pays et notamment en France. Ce groupe permet de rassembler les descendants des douglas Français et…

  • The Douglas Family In Fiji

    7 members Latest Activity: Jan 22, 2022

    This group is for those who are descendants of Juliana Catherine Spiller & Walter Michael Aubrey Douglas.

    Note: This group is now (29…

  • Morton - a Douglas sept

    11 members Latest Activity: Mar 15, 2023

    Though shrouded by the mists of time, the chronicles of Scotland reveal the early records of the Norman surname Morton which ranks as one of…

  • Douglas families in Ireland

    44 members Latest Activity: May 13, 2022

    Researching members of the Douglas family in Ireland is notoriously difficult.  So many records have been destroyed, and the families often moved…

  • West Indies Connections

    17 members Latest Activity: May 17, 2023

    A group for those who are researching their Douglas ancestors who have West Indies/Caribean connections

  • Interesting people

    4 members Latest Activity: Jun 10, 2018 Some of the interesting people we come across in our research - probably not Douglases, as they would merit an entry in the Douglas Archives.

  • Australian immigrants

    20 members Latest Activity: yesterday We are looking for the ancestry of early immigrants to Australia.

  • Douglas dna

    32 members Latest Activity: May 19, 2023 A group for those who are using dna to trace their ancestors. The intention is NOT to replace the existing dna group, but to facilitate…

  • Descendants of John Douglass, b1731

    4 members Latest Activity: May 4, 2020

    We are looking to finding all living descendants of John Douglass, and, more importantly, discovering who his ancestors were

Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?


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